Sunday, October 20, 2013:
I had a nice drive up to Breckenridge to meet with a prospective client and do a couple of site inspections at some of our larger homes for their springtime wedding in the mountains. As I got up to Idaho Springs, I could see the climate change before my eyes. Gone were most of the leaves and in the shady areas I could see snow! After Georgetown, there was the plowed remains of snow on the side of I-70, a testament to an early winter storm. While driving on to Loveland, I was excited to see the chairs were spinning! As I continued through the Eisenhower Tunnel and popped out on the West side, Summit County was a white winter wonderland. All the peaks from 1 to 10 are snow-covered. While the roads were perfectly clear the entire way, as I rolled into Breckenridge I could see that the slopes were white covered slivers just waiting for skiers and riders. At this point in October combined with the cooler and wetter than normal summer we’ve had, it’s shaping up to be a great start to the 2013-2014 ski season!
This picture was taken just South of Tiger Road, about 3 miles outside the town of Breckenridge, Colorado.